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House uncovered in Nazareth dating to the time of Jesus

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by KenH, Dec 26, 2009.

  1. KenH

    KenH Active Member

    May 18, 2002
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    House uncovered in Nazareth dating to the time of Jesus

    Jerusalem (CNN) -- Archaeologists in Israel say they have discovered the remains of a home from the time of Jesus in the heart of Nazareth.

    The Israeli Antiquities Authority said the find "sheds light on the way of life at the time of Jesus" in the Jewish settlement of Nazareth, where Christians believe Jesus grew up.

    The find marks the first time researchers have uncovered the remains of a home in Nazareth from that time period, the Israeli Antiquities Authority said in a statement.

    "The building that we found is small and modest and it is most likely typical of the dwellings in Nazareth in that period," Yardenna Alexandre, excavation director for the authority, said in the statement.

    "Until now a number of tombs from the time of Jesus were found in Nazareth; however, no settlement remains have been discovered that are attributed to this period."

    - more at www.cnn.com/2009/WORLD/meast/12/21/nazareth.home/index.html
  2. preachinjesus

    preachinjesus Well-Known Member
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    Feb 9, 2004
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    A couple of months ago I stood in the nave of a church built in 300 AD that was being excavated. The mideast is so full of treasures, the modern advances in biblical archeology have great days ahead for all of us.

    I rejoice with these finds! :)
  3. Magnetic Poles

    Magnetic Poles New Member

    May 16, 2005
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    About as meaningful as when they found the disciples Honda. We know they were all in one Accord.